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PWC Projects a 9% Bump in Employers’ Medical Costs, Greater Employee Cost-shifting in 2011
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While the healthcare reform laws that went into effect this year focused on expanding enrollment, they’re not expected to do much about containing costs in the short-term. That fact was brought home in a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Health Research Institute, which predicts that the nation’s employers can expect their medical costs to increase by 9% in 2011.